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March 12, 1947

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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WRDNKSDAY, MARCH 12, Rescue Workers SaveTrapped Lad One Known Dead After Six Buried in Debris As Building Collapses C;>:C;.\\'ATI, Mau'h 12. —(UP> — Firemen today dragged the body ol Albert Rudd, 45. from the ruins of a c3l!ap.;ed ijuih.ing here less tli.-.n an hour after liis son, Dclnrir Rudd, 19. had been rescued aliv» The elder Rudd was found tiap- •Md upright In the wreckage, wilV ^a team across his back. | Rescue workers uncovered the son's hand early this morning aftei all-night work with a bucket- brigade line, using wash tubs to move debris. They were able to administer morphine. When he was completely uncov- ereu the youth's first concern was for his father. "I'm afraid dad's dead," he gasQ- ed as firemen worked 'carefully nronnd him. shoring up tim'oers and masonry to prevent, another slide. After he was removed, Rudd smiled and said, "Gee. I Ihink I'll be O. K. See if you can get to my father. I think he's dead because . I haven't, heard from him for about six hours." Two men remained in the huqe pile of rubbish, one believed alive and the other almost certainly dead. 24 hours after the waterfront building suddenly gave way and collapsed into its own basement. The man still alive was Wally Peskin. Dehnar Rudd said 1 he talked to Peskin through most of the night, and lie was believed to be within ten feel of the spot where Rudd was found. Six persons were trapped in the structure when the disaster occurred. Two of them, Sam Ostrov, head of the Western Fixture and' Bar Supply Co., and Roy Bell, an employe were rescued a few hours > after the collapse. Both were in- t jnrcd .seriously. The building collapsed without warning. .Margaret [lalden, of Everett, Wash., Slate Department assistant, Is the only woman onvmg the 35 members of the American delegalion 10 Die foreign Ministers' Conleienee In Moscow. be primarily Cluongh economic and financial aid which'is essential to economic stability and 1 orderly political processes."' Mr. Truman s aid that the British government, which had been helping Greece and Turkey ,i s no longer in a position to-give financial or economic aid. "We are the only country able (o nrovlilc thai help." lie s:ild. Thr Prr*l<U-nl |>rrilifted that "coiifiislon anil ilisorder" would spread throughout the entire Middle East if- Greece fell under tlie control of "an armed minority." He emphasized that the world is net static and that the status <|(io is no! sacred. "Uut we cannot allow chnnges In the status quo in violation of liie eliarU'r of the United* Nations IT sucli nietlioil.s a.s eoercion, or l>y such r-uhlerfuges as political infiltration," he said. "In heliiing free und Independent nations to maintain tliclr freedom, Lhf United Slates will be giving effcc'l to the principles of the dinner of tl-c United Nations." Mr. Truman led up to this re- maili by saying tlint UN was designed lo mnke lastins; freedom and IndeiH'ndeiKc possiMe for nil Its members. 'J'hen he stressed the necessity oS helping free peoples remain free from the advance against their nn- tionpl integrity by degressive movements seeking to impose totalitarian regimes on them. "Tliis is no more limn n frank recognition that totalitarian regimes Imposed on free peoples, by direct or Indirect aggression, undermine the foundation of international pe.ice and hence the security of the United Slates," the President said. . Most ol the accent on need for assistance was placed on Greece. But Mr. Truman did not In his message divide between Greece and Turkey Hie $400,000X00 request. Congressional sources have spoken BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS of Ji'SO.COO.OCO for Greece and $150.CO!>.CCO for Turkey. ''Assistance is Imperative ,tf Greece Is to survive us ft free nation," Hie president said 1 . ' Says Terrorists Active 11? named the Communists as leaders of terroristic activities whlrh threaten "the very existence ol the Greek state." He said "several thousand armed men" under Communist leadership are defying the authority of Ihe Gvcrk government at.u number ol points, particularly along the northern 'border of Greece. He described the Greek government as unable to ccpj with thts situation. He also pi in I cd a blcnk picture of the Greek economy saying that the nnlio nis without funds to finance the Importation of gods essential lo "bare subsidence." The money Mr. Truman asked of Congress would be for the pe- ricd tiidin 1; June 30, 1948. Ihe rnd of the next flFicnl year of Ihe American government. The money would be us.vl for "needed commodities, supplies ar.d equipment." Tiul Mr. Triimnn rild not go bevond this general description. He also recommended thnt nu- thorlty be provided for (he instruction nntl lralnln K of selected Greok and Turkish iwrsonnel. he (old (.'onr-.ics;. .eallni! usslsilance lo Greece and Ih llnu If (Turkey was » serious matter. Middle Mil- He also pointed out Cirecce moved inlo th sphere ol "nn armed Ihe effect of Turkey " immediate and serious." l-'cars l'us>dh;e TIM "H would be an unspcaknljli If these countries PAGE THREb it- Unllcd,,States comloiis evcry- Uiat Ihu Greek government "I would not recommend It e.v- luui "done ."orwill do cept Ihnt the alternative Is much "Wu have conuomnc I i n the more serious," he said. past nml we condemn' now, ox- riic weds of lolulltarlnii renhnes Ircmlst meiuitircs of the Hliftil and are nurlum! by misery AIIC! want. Left. We, have In the past ad- t "."'>' juronil nml urow In ilii« ovll vised tolerance and we ndvlne which S »H .of poverty and slrlff. 'they tolerance now." ., struggled so lonu iti:uln.sl l ' 01 « 1 i> Hie full Krowlh when the. elnilnu odils. Klvjiild Iu:;o llo l'e of a peo])le for a be'.ter lile victory for which lli.-y sue- ! n " s '""I. We mnsl keep tlw, hcipe In. discussing Turkey he pointed out that Turkey was spared Ihe ravages of \ynr which broke 1 Ihe back of the Greek economy. But he said American support Is necessary to maintain Turkey's national integrity. "That integrity is essc-ntlal to the preservation of order In the thni rilircd so much," ..... wltl in Muting out that the Ji.-,- appearunce or Greece a-; an Independent state would hnve a pio- found effccl upon Uuropenn nations struggling tu inalnluiM their freedom "lUscomaaeinent and posflhly failure would quickly be lh-> lot <>f neighboring peoples striving to maintain their freedom and Independence," lie said. Mr. Trillium said world history hnil reached the point where neai- ly every nation had to chouse between alternative ways of life. "One way of life Is based upon Ihe will of the majority, The (iec- oml way of life Is based upon Ihe , will of a nilnoiltv forcibly Inipoicd "' «l>nn Ihe majority. 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